- Kaylee-Jayde Priest found by police at a property in Kingshurst, West Midlands
- Her step-father Dan Gregory, 22, told of his devastation at his daughter's death
- Police arrested two suspects, both 21, who have since been released on bail
A three-year-old girl has been found dead in a flat after a man and a woman - both aged 21 - were arrested for child neglect.
Kaylee-Jayde Priest was found by police at a property in Kingshurst, West Midlands, on August 9.
Her step-father Dan Gregory, 22, told of his devastation at his daughter's death, calling her a 'smiling and beautiful girl'.
He told the Birmingham Mail: 'I was in her life when she was under the age of one. I helped bring her up when I was with her mum for two years.
'Kaylee did play a big part in my life. I was devastated when I found out she had died. I still don't know what happened.'
West Midlands Police have arrested a woman, 21, on suspicion of wilful neglect of a child and a man the same age for wilful ill-treatment.
Both have been released on bail as the investigation continues.
An inquest was opened Birmingham Coroner's Court on August 19 and then adjourned.
Writing on a crowdfunding page, Mr Gregory said: 'It would be amazing if you could help support us give this young girl the best send-off she deserves. Any donation big or small. It all helps.
'It would be much appreciated if you can help. We can do this if we pull together. RIP Kaylee-Jayde Preist. Fly high princess, we love and miss you so much.'